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Macroom Business After-Hours event with a difference

THE team at Macroom E Enterprise Centre is busy decorating and preparing for a very different kind of networking event to usual on Wednesday 3rd December next. In contrast to the typical monthly morning business get togethers hosted at the centre, this time around the focus is on ringing in the festive season and rounding out a hectic year, saying a huge thank you to all the local businesses and

Bantry Bay Lions Club Diary

The Bantry Bay Lions Club has sponsored the Lions Peace Poster competition again this year. They wish to thank the Teachers and students from all the local schools for their cooperation in making it a successful event. Students aged 11 – 13 years from Gael Scoil, St. Finbarr’s Boys School, St. Brendan’s, Our Lady of Mercy, Coláiste Phobail Beanntraí, Kealkil and Dromclough schools were honoured for their participation and the

200 attend Dick Barrett lecture in Clonakilty

MORE than 200 people packed into the largest room in The Clonakilty Parish Centre last week for the lecture on “Dick Barrett and the Mountjoy Executions” organised by Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage. Tom O’ Neill gave an excellent illustrated presentation on the patriot’s life from his humble beginnings in Ballineen as a farmers son, to becoming a Primary School teacher and progressing to the position of Principal and was also an

Cheque presented to Ronald McDonald House

A cheque of €1,400 was recently presented to Sheena Dalton, Assistant Manager, Ronald McDonald house, Crumlin Hospital, in memory of baby Stephen Nicholas. Rachel Moriarty, along with her aunt Irene Sheehan and two cousins Carol and Ciara Buckley, would like to sincerely thank to communities of Muintir Bhaire, Castletownbere, Bantry and all their relatives and friends in Kerry who generously sponsored them for running the Cork Women’s mini marathon on

St Endas National School Kilnadur fundraising event

There will be a clothing recycling drive in aid of St Endas National School on 12th December 2014; We are accepting donations now! Clothes can be dropped to the school or can be dropped to Johnstown Old National School on Sundays after Mass 9th November – 7th December 10:30 – 11:30 or you can arrange collection with Gillian 087 886 1772, Mary 087 990 7287, or Mary – 086 818

Kilcoe National School news

Kilcoe National School were recently visited by the London Chamber Brass Quintet. The school were actively involved in Maths Week and held a themed Math’s Day. The school were delighted to top the country’s leader target boards at both Junior and Senior level. This was a great achievement for our school. The school is presently working towards its 3rd green flag and the active flag.

Carrigboy NS News

Carrigboy NS is holding its annual Christmas Craft Fair on Monday, December 1st from 7 to 9pm in Durrus and District Community Hall. All welcome to what promises to be a wonderful night with wheel of fortune raffles, lucky dip, raffles and much more. Our Christmas Concert is scheduled for Friday December 12th at 7pm in the Hall. All classes are busy practising for their big night on stage.

Urru Festive Charity Tea Party

The Season of Goodwill – Urru Festive Charity Tea Party Sunday 14 December 2014 2.30pm – 4.30pm This year Urru is combining its annual Festive Baking Competition and its Local Community Groups & Charities Festive Tea Party into a single “season of goodwill” celebration event.

Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk 2015 launched

THE fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon 10km Walk will take place on Sunday 1st March 2015 at 12 noon. Therese Bradley, Kinsale Committee PRO said, “To date Kinsale has raised over €290,000. A wonderful achievement. It is all about communities, friends, families and individuals walking together in solidarity and remembrance… walking for a future without Breast Cancer.”

Feeling under the weather? Online help is at hand

THE Under the Weather campaign and new online support was launched by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar recently. We all need sound advice to give us the confidence and skill we need to take care of ourselves and our families; www.undertheweather.ie aims to give you that advice. Undertheweather.ie, developed by the HSE in partnership with GPs and pharmacists, offers straightforward advice on how to get through common illnesses without